Old Stories is the collaborative album between saxaphonist Chad Fowler who blends his southern, R&B  influence and pianist Matthew Shipp and his unique brand of modern improvisation in a momunemtal improvised session. It is out now via Mahakala Music.

A duo is such a specific format, and I’ve done a lot of them,” reflects Matthew Shipp, one of New York’s premier improvisational pianists for the past 40 years, who’s worked with the likes of David S. Ware, Roscoe Mitchell, William Parker, Ivo Perelman and many others. “I really relish the raw interaction of a duo. It’s kind of a discipline — a very specific thing. It can present a whole dramatic compositional puzzle.

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